Indonesia is famous as an international tourist destination. It is because its beautiful geographical and mother nature leads to human exploration, thus provide great potential to become a popular tourist attraction. Among them is Labuan Bajo, which is the capital of the West Manggarai Regency, Flores. Labuan Bajo is known as a very scenic and peaceful fishing town.
Komodo Airport is the main gateway to Labuan Bajo town as well as the famous Komodo National Park. It is also named after the Komodo National Park which is home of the Komodo dragons. In 2015, a newly upgraded terminal of this airport was officiated where it aimed to serve approximately 16 aircraft operation every day. Among the airlines operated are; Batik Air, Garuda Airlines, Indonesia AirAsia, NAM Air, Susi Air, TransNusa and Wings Air. To get around the town from the airport, you can either rent a private car, hail a taxi, motorized scooter or minibus. There are no public buses operated in the town.
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Singapore is affected by the typical tropical climate, which is an averagely high chance of rainfall and averagely high and consistent temperature throughout the year. It receives approximately 2400 mm of rainfalls. Its coolest month temperatures range from 23 to 25 degree Celcius while its warmest month temperatures range from 30 to 32 degree Celcius. Similar to Labuan Bajo, it is also affected by the tropical climate. However, it records a slightly lower annual rainfall with 1425 mm and its average annual temperature is 25.4 degrees Celcius. It is not significant to discuss the climate and weather differences between these two countries as they share almost similar characteristics.
The best time to fly to Labuan Bajo is surely on its best weather forecasted, which is during the summertime, June to September. During this period, lesser chance of rainfall is predicted. Therefore, flying to Labuan Bajo in June, which also turns to be the semester break for Singapore schools, is highly recommended. The hotel rates in Labuan Bajo during that period is considered reasonable, where a three stars hotel can cost 98 Singapore Dollar per night. However, if you are looking for the cheapest hotel rate in Labuan Bajo, you may plan to visit the town in November.
Labuan Bajo is famous for Komodo National Park which is listed as one of the New7Wonders of Nature. Komodo National Park is a must-visit place in Indonesia. This national park comprises of 3 popular islands; Komodo, Padar and Rinca, as well as other 26 smaller islands. Its total area covers up to 1733 kilometre square.
Komodo Island – Komodo Island has one of it is kind world's largest lizard species called Komodo. This island is home to protect this species other than conserving its richest marine biodiversity in the world. It is the main spot for scuba diving activity in this national park.
Padar Island – Padar Island is famous for its scenic mountain view from the top. You will have to hike up in approximately 30 minutes to reach the top. From the top, you can witness a spectacular view of the blue sea and the green mountain. Upon seeing the view, it is certainly worth the climb.
Rangko Cave – Rangko Cave is naturally formed with salty crystal clear water in it located in Rangko Village. Soak yourself in the warm salty water where you find yourself easier to float due to its high density.